I can definitely tell that this book was written to shock people. The copy that I picked up in Beirut actually turns out to be a bit censored, and when I looked up what had been taken out online, it was often (but not always) something completely gratuitous and offensive.
I finally started watching the TV series Dexter a few months back, right from season one. I haven’t even quite finished that season, though, I don’t think – I still have an episode or two left to watch, and I’m just waiting for the DVDs to show up in the mail.
So when I sat down to listen to Darkly Dreaming Dexter, I expected it to be about the same. And in some ways, it was.
I have to say, I enjoyed this book rather more than I did Lost On Planet China. Maybe it was just the mood that I was in when I read the last one, because I found this one absolutely fantastic.
I didn’t really know what to expect from the Scott Pilgrim series, except that I knew that they are set in Toronto, and that one of the people at my book club said they are awesome. The entire series (1-6) is our book club pick this month, which happens on Sunday – and so, this week, you are going to be treated to my reviews of each one!